DCOP Faustina Agyeiwaa Kodua is the new Director General of CID
The Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP), Faustina Agyeiwaa Kodua Andoh-Kwofie, has been appointed the Director General of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
DCOP Andoh-Kwofie, who was until yesterday the Director General in Charge of the Intelligence Branch of the Ghana Police Service, now replaces COP Ken Yeboah who was recalled from service at a ceremony held in his honor after his retirement at the National Police Training College in Accra.
DCOP Faustina Agyeiwaa Kodua Andoh-Kwofie was commissioned on October 1, 1992 and passed out as a constable on October 1, 1993.
She holds a Bachelor of Laws (BL) from the Ghana Law School and an LLB from the University of Ghana. In 2013, she was called to the bar.
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Her high academic achievements include MA in International Relations, MBA in Human Resources from University of Ghana, MSc in Criminology & Criminal Justice-University of Portsmouth, UK and BA in Psychology, University of Cape Coast.
He has four academic research papers to his credit. DCOP Andoh-Kwofie had her secondary education at St Monica’s High School and Nsutaman Catholic High School, where she was Deputy Principal from 1990 to 1991 and Girls’ Prefect from 1988 to 1989.
She is currently the Vice President of the Nsutaman Old Students Association (NOSA).
The new CID chief is also a member of the International Police Women Association.
She was a member of the task force that drafted the National Action Plan for the Elimination of Child Labor in Sogakope in 2007 and was also a member of the committee that was set up by the then IGP Kwarteng Acheampong to review the syllabus used by Ghana. Police Academy in 2007 and member of the UN Police and UN Missions text selection team in 2007.
Since 2016, she has also been a member of the board of the African Counter-Terrorism Center.
She is from Kwamangu in the Sekyere Central District of the Ashanti Region, a Presbyterian and a mother of two boys.
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